Will new “points of emphasis,” which may limit how defensive backs defend receivers, affect the physical Seahawks? Check back at midseason for an answer. For now, there’s no reason to think the Seahawks will surrender the top spot.
When the 49ers and Seahawks meet for the third time this season the stakes could not be higher. The winner will move on to the Super Bowl, while the loser will have to deal with falling just short of the big stage and to make matters worse at the hands of their hated division rival.
It was just two years ago that the passing game was everything in the NFL.
No matter what scheme the Bears are playing, there’s one thing they can’t overcome.
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Trestman and Tucker still have DE Julius Peppers, 33, OLB Lance Briggs, 32, and CB Charles Tillman, 32, to anchor the defense.
It looks like the Bears have an “offensive” defense once again.
Christopher Vaughn’s own blood stain expert agreed with prosecutors Tuesday that his analysis of what happened in Vaughn’s Ford Expedition five years ago doesn’t match the Oswego man’s story.
A former soldier from Wheaton accused of murdering a neighbor three years ago is asking a DuPage County judge to allow him to use a long-ago traumatic military experience as a defense.
There are no longer defenses that compare with the 1985 Bears.
Two pathologists testifying for Drew Peterson’s defense team said Kathleen Savio fell in her bathtub, knocked herself unconscious, and drowned — rebutting testimony from prosecution experts that her death was a homicide.
Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.
Two games into the Caleb Hanie experiment, the Bears have lost two straight, and it’s becoming more and more clear that Hanie is not the answer.
On Tuesday, Corey Graham joined The Mully and Hanley Show to discuss the new importance placed on the defense.
Bears GM Jerry Angelo isn’t buying the idea that his defense is too old to play at an elite level, though.
The Bears will need a physical approach and a well-tuned strategy to defeat the New Orleans Saints this Sunday, says analyst Tom Thayer.
Chicago has high expectations after making a run to the NFC championship game, and is banking on a defense that ranked among the best a year ago with Julius Peppers, Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs leading the way.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday wouldn’t say whether he’s been called to testify at former Gov. Blagojevich’s corruption trial, but did say he is willing to do so.
Federal prosecutors have said they expect to rest their case against former Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Thursday, and the defense team has been told to be ready to begin presenting its case on Monday.
Jurors in the corruption retrial of Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday heard the secretly recorded phone conversation in which the former governor calls the U.S. Senate set he is accused of trying to sell “f***ing golden.”